• Reference: RAM1
  • Dates:

    • February 12-14, 2018
    • May 14-16, 2018
    • July 9-11, 2018
    • October 8-10, 2018
    • October 16-18, 2017
    • November 19-21, 2018

  • Who should attend: Users of HORIBA Scientific Raman spectrometers
  • Duration: 3 days (from 9 am to 5:30 pm)
  • Acquire theoretical and practical knowledge on Raman spectrometers
  • Learn how to use the software
  • Learn methodology for method development and major analytical parameters
  • How to set up an analytical strategy with an unknown sample
  • How to interpret results
  • Learn how to follow the performances of the Raman spectrometer over the time.

Can be followed by DuoScan,  Particle Finder, TERS & ULF trainings

Day 1

  • The theory of the Raman principle
  • Raman Instrumentation
  • Practical session – System and software presentation, Acquisition Parameters:

    • LabSpec 6 presentation and environment: user accounts, file handling, display of data, basic functions
    • Set up of acquisition parameters and single spectra measurement
    • Templates & Reports

Day 2

  • Analysis of Raman spectra
  • Practical session: Raman spectrum measurement and Database Search

    • Optimization of the parameters: how to chose the laser, the grating, the confocal hole, the laser power
    • How to use the polarization options
    • Library Search using KnowItAll software
    • How to create databases

  • Raman imaging

    • How to make a Raman image (1D, 2D and 3D)
    • Data evaluation: cursors, CLS fitting, peak fitting
    • Image rendering, 3D datasets
    • Fast mapping using SWIFT XS

Day 3

  • Data processing

    • Processing on single spectra and datasets
    • Baseline correction
    • Smoothing
    • Normalization
    • Spectra subtraction, averaging
    • Data reduction
    • Methods
    • Practical exercises

Customer samples: Bring your own samples!